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New Higher History: The USA 1918-68 | John Kerr | Hodder
Publisher: Hodder
Subject: History
Curriculum: CfE
Language: English
Classoos code: 12014
Digitization: Live text
Published: 24/06/2016
ISBN: 9781471851933
Hardcopy ISBN: 9781471852497

New Higher History: The USA 1918-68

John Kerr

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The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the CfE Higher History syllabus. Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both extended-response and source-based questions successfully. New Higher History: The USA 1918-1968 provides comprehensive coverage of this topic offered in Section 3 of the course. The core issues within the topic are fully explored, preparing students for the extended-response questions in the external examination. This book investigates the growing tensions in American society, looking at: the changing nature of immigration, the effects of the First World War and their impact on attitudes in society. racial divisions in the 1920s and 1930s, the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and why it was so difficult for black Americans to gain civil rights. economic difficulties, Laissez Faire, capitalism and the Wall Street Crash.